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The Third Global Congress of the International Land Conservation Network and first Congress of the European Land Conservation Network will take place from 22-24 April 2020 near Barcelona, Spain. More than 200 private and civic land conservation practitioners and organizations from over 40 countries will come together to share experiences and spark innovation to protect land and water resources on six continents.
The body of literature exploring private and civic land conservation is constantly growing, both in scope and scale. Three outstanding new publications are featured below.
GlobalInternational Outlook for Privately Protected Areas: Summary Report
ILCN / UNDP summary report on the international outlook for privately protected areas in 30 countries
GlobalILCN June 2019 Newsletter
The June Newsletter of the International Land Conservation Network, including updates from Italy, Chile, and the European Land Conservation Network
GlobalGuidelines for Establishing Standards and Practices in Private Land Conservation
Guidelines for Establishing Standards and Practices in Private Land Conservation: A Framework for International Application